Born and raised in Meriden, CT, Benjamin “Dutch The Dreamer” Grenier is a millennial creative that embodies a hip-hop alternative sound.
Growing up in a family dynamic that constantly faced obstacles, Dutch often found himself seeking solace in music that resonated with his adversity. With an activist-mom who advocates for making every statement count and an extremely hardworking father, Dutch’s artistry prioritizes various life perspectives and encourages listeners to see the bigger picture. Inspired by the likes of Kid Cudi, Pink Floyd, Wiz Khalifa, Jimi Hendrix and Snoop Dogg--at 18 years old--Dutch acted on the lingering hunger to tell his own story.
In 2012, Dutch officially began his artistic trajectory and dedicated time to developing vocal flows, producing music and growing a